Part 2: Refining a Drawing

Part 2: Refining a Drawing

By Aaron Blaise

In this tutorial, artist Aaron Blaise takes a rough sketch and refines it into a clean drawing that will serve as the basis for a digital painting.

Aaron shows you how to:

  • draw over a rough image by reducing the opacity and adding a new layer
  • work from reference photographs and ‘draw from life’
  • add key details to the image

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